Digital Libraries and Digitised Maps: An Early Overview of the DIGMAP Project

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4822)


DIGMAP is a project to find solutions for digital libraries scenarios focused on digitised historical maps. The main service will reuse metadata from European national libraries and other relevant third party metadata sources to provide discovery and access to contents. This will also include a proof of concept of a scenario of reusing and enriching these metadata by automatic processes that will try to extract relevant indexing information from the images of the digitised maps, as well as from any kind of associated text.


Digital Library Local User Interface Open Geospatial Consortium Graphic Recognition Open Data Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IST – Instituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 LisboaPortugal
  2. 2.BNP – Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Campo Grande, 1749-081 LisboaPortugal
  3. 3.IMI – Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, 1113 SofiaBulgaria
  4. 4.UPM – ETSI Topografía, Geodesia y Cartografía, 28031 MadridSpain

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